feed off

feed off
phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "feed off":
present tense I/you/we/they feed off he/she/it feeds off present participle feeding off past tense fed off past participle fed off
1) feed off something if animals feed off something, they eat it
2) feed off or feed on
feed off something to use something in order to continue to exist or become stronger

Both sides in the conflict feed off old suspicions.

English dictionary. 2014.

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